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Tax abatement, Property Tax Relief Grant – D158 Board Agenda 12/21/22

District 158 Board regular meeting – December 21, 7 p.m.

LANSING, Ill. (December 20, 2022) – The December 21 meeting of the District 158 School Board begins at 7 p.m. The meeting will occur at the Administration Center, 18300 Greenbay Avenue in Lansing. The meeting may also be watched virtually. The most recent link provided is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82661668466


    • Note: The Board of Education reserves the right to make changes as deemed necessary
    • Pledge of Allegiance
    • Roll Call
    • Public Participation
    • Board Correspondence
    • Approval of Consent Agenda
    • November 16, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
    • November 16, 2022 Regular Board Meeting Closed Session Minutes
    • Employment of Karmisha Womack as Coolidge Special Education Teacher effective January 9, 2023 at a prorated salary of $27,114.82
    • Approve the employment of Ibitoru Hart as Reavis Paraprofessional effective November 28, 2022
    • Approve the employment of Valerie Hollinger as Reavis Paraprofessional effective December 12, 2022
    • Approve the employment of Nessereen Mikhail as Reavis Paraprofessional effective December 12, 2022
    • Intermittent FMLA for Coolidge Teacher Sara Sheahan effective December 21, 2022
    • FMLA for Reavis School Custodian Lucy Herrera effective December 28, 2022 through March 28, 2023
    • FMLA for Reavis School Paraprofessional Jeanice Washington effective January 9, 2023 through February 6, 2023
    • Prelist of invoices to be paid
    • Freedom of Information Act
    • 2022 IASB Joint Annual Conference
    • Food Service Presentation
    • Miscellaneous
    • Approve Resolutions and Certifications submitted to the Cook County Clerk for the 2022 Tax Levy Year
    • Approve the resolution for abatement of 2022 and 2023 taxes in the amount of $1,866,567.00 each year ($3,733,134.00 total) and acceptance of the two-year Property Tax Relief Grant in the amount of $1,822,758.00 each year ($3,645,516.00 total)
    • Approve the second reading and adoption of revisions to Board Policy 7:70 as presented
    • FY23 Grant Report
    • Closed session to consider information regarding the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)); school security (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(8)); and student matters (5 ILCS 120/2(c)(9))
    • Possible action(s) following closed session regarding personnel
    • Miscellaneous items from Superintendent and School Board
    • Adjournment

Schedule and Open Meetings Act

District 158 meetings are usually scheduled for 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.

The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular meeting shall be posted at the principal office of the public body and at the location where the meeting is to be held at least 48 hours in advance of the holding of the meeting.” District 158 posts agendas and board packets in a folder on its website.

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